R&R - Biography & Genealogy
Key: Home use requires a valid EPL card
Biography Reference Books In Library Use Use at home!
Search through a collection of more than 50 biography reference ebooks.
Biography and Genealogy Master Index In Library Use only
This database is a first stop index tool for learning where to look for biographical material on people from all time periods, geographical locations and fields of endeavor. Biography and Genealogy Master Index indexes any print product that includes biographical information on multiple persons. It also acts as an index to other indexes.
Dictionary of Literary Biography In Library Use Use at home!
Provides complete, full-text access to the Dictionary of Literary Biography (vols. 1-348).
Something About the Author In library use Use at home!
Complete access to the print series, Something About the Author, online.
Ancestry Library Edition In Library Use only
A new genealogy research tool created for the library market. It provides patrons with instant access to a wide range of unique resources for genealogical and historical research. With more than 1.5 billion names in over 4,000 databases, Ancestry Library Edition includes records from the United States Census; military records; court, land and probate records; vital and church records; directories; passenger lists and more! These collections are continuously expanding, with new content added every business day.
HeritageQuest In Library Use Use at home!
This collection assembles genealogies, local histories, primary source materials, and genealogical and local history serials. An ongoing project, Genealogy & Local History Online will grow to encompass materials from all 50 states including over 7 million pages. From UMI.
ArchiveGrid In Library Use Use at home!
Descriptions of nearly a million archival collections owned by libraries, museums, historical societies and archives worldwide. Useful for search for historical documents, personal papers and family histories.
LOCAL HISTORIC NEWSPAPERS
Chicago Tribune Historical Archive - Full-text In Library Use Use at home!
The Chicago Tribune (1849-1985) offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue.
Chicago Tribune Historical Archive- Obituaries In Library Use Use at home!
While the "Chicago Tribune Historical Archive" link above provides the nearly complete full-text of the Chicago Tribune (1849-1986), this database offers superior indexing of select Obitiuaries
but less complete text of the paper overall.
Elmhurst Local History/Newspaper Index In Library Use Use at home!
This is an index of several local Elmhurst, IL newspapers. With this tool you can find a citation for a specific newspaper article. The following newspapers are covered:Elmhurst Doings (March 2001-12/23/2010), Elmhurst Independent (September 2001-present), Elmhurst Press (June 1985-present), Suburban Life (March 1997-September 2000).
Local History Files Use anywhere!
This is an index of PDF files of clippings collected over the years by Elmhurst Public Library staff. As such, authors and publishing dates may be unavailable.
Find General Newspaper & Magazine Articles